Wayan Telaga, an elderly living alone in Dusun Pangleg, Jungutan Village, Bebandem, Karangasem

Visit: 5 March 2020

Name: Ni Wayan Telaga (F / Around 70 years old)

Occupation: foraging and selling firewood

Address: Dusun Pangleg, Jungutan Village, Bebandem Sub-District, Karangasem Regency

Contactable Telephone Number: 0852-3840-0091, Wayan Sudarsana – BCC Volunteer for the Karangasem Region

Category: elderly living alone

Bank Account: Bank BPD Bali, No .: 022 02.02.48936-5, beneficiary: Ni Wayan Telaga

Permanent Donors:

  1. I Wayan Bagiarta, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting January 2021
  2. Please contact us further if you would like to be a permanent donor for the concerned.

Update on July 20th, 2020; Wayan Telaga has received housing assistance.


Ni Wayan Telaga lives alone, her husband has already passed away, and they do not have any children. She lives besides her nephew along with his family.

Source of Income:

  • Ni Wayan Telaga forages and sells firewood, in 5-7 days, the accumulated firewood sells for around Rp. 20.000
  • She also takes care of several chickens, if there are ceremonies – she sells the chicken for some extra money.
  • She does not receive aid from the Government

Housing Conditions: very concerning, there are multiple leaks on the roof, and the frame of the roof itself is already weathered. The roof above the kitchen is on the verge of collapse.

  • Bedroom: 1
  • Bed divan: 1
  • Mattress: 1 (donation from BCC)
  • Kitchen is in the same room as the bedroom
  • Floor made of dirt
  • Walls made from woven bamboo
  • Roof made from roof tiles and iron sheets
  • No Electricity
  • Water sourced from rainwater
  • Status of land: self owned

The aid you can provide for Ni Wayan Telaga may be in the form of:

  • Basic needs or financial aid for the purchasing of daily necessities
  • Livestock (chicken)
  • Financial aid for the construction of a simple home

Below are some of the photos we’ve taken.

Address: Dusun Pangleg, Jungutan Village, Bebandem Sub-District, Karangasem Regency.
Coordinates: 8°24’40.7″S 115°32’18.8″E (View on Google Maps)

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